outrance

Related to outrance: weal

outrance

(ˈuːtrəns)
n
the furthest extreme
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It is a fight E L'OUTRANCE, and we can afford to throw away or forgo no chance."
The battle will be a l outrance, sith the said offence was of a deadly sort, admitting of no comPosition.
But if the shield was touched with the sharp end of the lance, the combat was understood to be at outrance, that is, the knights were to fight with sharp weapons, as in actual battle.
Force est de dire que le romancier transcrit scrupuleusement le reel dans un style non moins poetique et met le lecteur en contact immediat avec le Maroc tel qu'il est sans vulgarite ni outrance.
A teacher must, as I said at first, be born with a general musical talent; with a special disposition, and genius for singing; genius for grasping composition (without which style cannot be taught); with a strong pathological sense, with psychical insight, with patience "a outrance," (the principal teaching virtue); with love of imparting, imagination, complete literary historical, and musical historical education, and complete mastery of at least four of the principal living languages, as you cannot teach masterpieces if you do not know the spirit in which they were created.
"Je m'assure, qu'Uu leur UuAoge, ils ne recourent qu'aux jeux ludiques, Uu[c]ducatifs et susceptibles de stimuler leur crUu[c]ativitUu[c] et imagination ", prUu[c]cise-t-il, se disant "effarUu[c]" par le recours d'enfants en bas UuAoge Uu des jeux vUu[c]hiculant la violence Uu outrance, Uu l'image de "Assassin's Creed".
To the resulting lack of intelligence at the top can be ascribed all the inexcusable defects of French military policy." (2) Nevertheless, influenced by the idea that France had lost due to its lack of morale that an offensive approach would have provided, the military regrouped and refocused itself, this time adopting "attaque a outrance." This doctrine was French military strategy entering World War I, and it was almost immediately proved spectacularly wrong.
Au repete a outrance, au stereotype, la preference de Barthes se porte vers l'inattendu, la surprise, le dynamique, le "succulent par sa nouveaute" (Le Plaisir du texte 68).
As Emerson described him in the eulogy that became the essay "Thoreau," first published in the Atlantic in August 1862 and liberally quoted by Stevenson in the first paragraph of his essay, Thoreau was "a born protestant a protestant a outrance," that is, a protestant to the limit, a protestant's protestant, a protester's protester.
On a la en resume, et symboliquement, tout ce qui va etre le role du faire et du productivisme dans la nature et dans le social: les manreuvrer a outrance d'une maniere dont l'agressivite n'est pas absente.
His policy was one of a outrance - all out aggression and he'd designed a better clamping mechanism for the Lewis gin in his DH2, he'd also designed warmer, thigh length, sheepskin flying boots.